Verb form

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SARDORBEK
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Verb form

Post by SARDORBEK » Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:22 am

Hello, DEAR ALAN!

Everybody was surprised to hear that ….. to the party.

a) Tohir wouldn’t be coming
b) Tohir wouldn’t come
c) Tohir will not come
d) Tohir doesn’t come

Which version(s) is /are correct?

Thanks…

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Re: Verb form

Post by Alan » Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:48 am

(a) is the best version (i.e. grammatically appropriate and the most natural in context).

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